KF5 beta3

Ben Cooksley bcooksley at kde.org
Wed Jun 4 04:21:33 UTC 2014

On 4 June 2014 07:49, Eric Hameleers <alien at slackware.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 1 Jun 2014, David Faure wrote:
>> As planned, here's KF5 beta3, aka 4.100.0.
>> * New this month:
>> - kfileaudiopreview doesn't exist anymore
>> - the attached tags.git file indicates the tag to use for distros using
>> git
>>     instead of tarballs [note the exception on the last line...]
>> * Public release date: June 4 (unless someone shouts otherwise)
> I built the KF5 Beta 3 without issues. Then I built a Plasma Next package
> set on top of that, using git HEAD checkouts (of the frameworks branch where
> applicable) and have a much better-looking desktop experience (although
> crash-prone) than when I tested the plasma 4.96.0 tarballs. Good progress!
> One thing which I did not find, is the repository from which
> libkscreen2-1-71.tar.xz source tarball was created, so I re-used the tarball
> I found in the plasma-4.96.0 directory on ftp.kde.org.

Please don't use ftp.kde.org. It is an unsupported service at this
time, scheduled to be shutdown at an as yet undetermined point in the
The correct site to use is download.kde.org.

> I did however have to write a couple of patches to get everything compiling.
> Well, except kdepimlibs (frameworks branch) which I can not get to compile
> no matter what I try.
> The four patches I created are attached for those who may want them.
> Cheers, Eric


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